REVIEW: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1

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I’ve previously read exactly three issues of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics, a three part story called “The River” from Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s original Mirage Comics run with art by Rick Veitch. It was fantastic, but the series just wasn’t something I wanted to get into at the time. The cowabunga/pizza turtles on TV may have been a big factor in that (although I do have a Donatello action figure in my collection and I was a huge fan of the Turtles arcade game). A lot has happened with the Turtles property since that time and discovering a new comic book series from IDW with Eastman’s name attached certainly piqued my interest.

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XBOX Live Arcade Surprises

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When I wasn’t at a Phillies game this weekend, I spent some time rediscovering the XBOX Live Arcade. I had seen some chatter about Earthworm Jim being available and I just had to check it out. I soon found myself on a detour from actually purchasing Earthworm Jim, instead downloading 5 game demos. Most of the games are older titles from other systems, so I’m hopeful that I’ll see more titles like this in the future. One is something entirely new that just about blew my mind.

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